Migration Legislation Amendment (Procedural Fairness) Bill 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Migration Act 1958 to: provide clear legislative intention that compliance with codes of procedure (for making decisions about visa applications, certain visa cancellations and revocations of visa cancellations, and for the conduct of reviews by relevant merits review tribunals) fully satisfies the common law requirements of the natural justice hearing rule. Also contains application provisions.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 13 Mar 2002
Second reading moved 13 Mar 2002
Second reading agreed to 26 Jun 2002
Third reading agreed to 26 Jun 2002
Senate
Second reading moved 27 Jun 2002
Introduced and read a first time 27 Jun 2002
Second reading agreed to 27 Jun 2002
(After Midnight)
Third reading agreed to 27 Jun 2002
(After Midnight)
Assent
  • Act no.: 60
  • Year: 2002
03 Jul 2002

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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